Snowfall Turns Drang White, But makes Life Difficult for Locals

Over two weeks after the season’s heaviest snowfall, a blanket of snow continues to cover the Drang area in Tangmarg. While the snow adds immensely to the beauty of the area, it also brings more miseries for the locals who find it difficult to carry on their daily chores. Photo: Mubashir Khan/ GK
A man carries dried grass for his cattle on his back as snow continues to make the link roads unmotorable. Mubashir Khan/GK
Stalactites of water are formed due to leakage in the main supply pipe of north Kashmir’s Drung. Photo: Mubashir Khan/ GK
The people of Tangmarg’s Drung area walk carefully as they continue their routine chores, as snow accumulated on the village roads is yet to be cleared. Photo: Mubashir Khan/ GK
Drung is visited for its frozen waterfalls during winters, but many people don’t visit this destination due to snow-clogged roads. Photo: Mubashir Khan/ GK
A makeshift wooden bridge is used by the people of this hamlet to cross a stream. Photo: Mubashir Khan/ GK
PDP leader Ghulam Nabi Hanjura on Sunday said the administration has totally failed to clear roads even after 14 days of snowfall. Many villages in all the districts of Kashmir are still disconnected.” Photo: Mubashir Khan/ GK